I've inherited an organization with a bunch of ICX7150 switches, most if not all have POE. They're all on Version:08.0.80bT211 (SPS08080b.bin)
Nearly all of my experience with networking is with Cisco and I'm familiar with upgrades and the caveats. I'm not so familiar with this platform. I will continue reading documentation but I wanted to start a conversation about upgrades, caveats, and generally problems people may have during upgrades.
I'm reading 09.0.10 upgrade guide. I do plan to go to the intermediary 08.0.95g version first. I also see the recommendation notes that say 08.0.95g is the recommended version to be on.
Is version 9 not ideal for production?
Regarding this line from "show boot" Compressed Boot-Monitor Image size = 786944, Version:10.1.13T225 is the boot-monitor image also something I may need to upgrade?
Boot code will be automatically upgraded when you use the UFI style image. Everything is bundled in one file.
The code recommendation on the product support page is correct and updated periodically. 8095 is a more mature code stream than 9.x; hence the current recommendation. I wrote a self help article about it here: